Re: Found cockatiel (deceased) Need advice
Posted by Bette on 1/10/09
On 1/10/09, karen wrote:
> On 1/10/09, Bette wrote:
>> I found a banded cockatiel in my yard today.
>> he's no longer alive. I'm assuming gender from the name
>> 'Rob' on the band.
>> Here's my dilemma... Do I try to find the owner somehow to
>> let them know their beloved pet is dead? Or do I let them
>> go on hoping he'll be found and returned one day? I lost
>> one of my own canine friends three years ago, so I'm really
>> waffling on what to do.
> How sad
> I would put it in a bag & freeze it.
> Then call the local vets & let them know
> go on line to parrot 911 & post the info
> Local papers should have a free lost & found add area, post
> also call local shelters & animal control to see if they
> know who is looking. -they may not only want to know but
> also want the body. Some people will look for years and be
> heart broken at not knowing. Try to let them know & move on
> best of luck
Thanks, Karen, for pushing me off the fence. I appreciate the
advice, especially the parrot 911 info.